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Social Networking for Youth Diagnosed with Asperger's
Posted by Autism Society on 02/04/2011.
Are you a Social Worker and familiar with teenagers with autism? The Autism Society of Maine has a youth group and welcomes you to join us as volunteer to co-facilitate along with Cathy, Director of Programs. The group meets once a month on a Friday in Lewiston. If you are interested, please call ASM: 1-800-273-5200.
June Date and activity to be announced
When: June 14, 2013 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Hillview Housing Complex
Hillview Resource Center
77 Ride Out Street
What: Touring Radio Station - Bates College WRBC, 31 Frye St. Lewiston
We need to be at the studio no later than 6pm so we need leave Hillview by 5:45!! We have one hour for a tour and each teen will have a chance to announce their favorite song live on the air. They can bring their favorite song on a CD or iPod in case the radio station doesn't have that song. (No song with profanity) We will also record the session and they want to do an Autism Public Service Announcement 30-60 seconds, while we are there. The studio is small so it is important for me to know who is coming. This should be real fun!
From Lewiston head out Sabattus Street (like you were heading towards Sabattus) continue past Sam’s, when you reach Donna’s Daycare on the corner of Sabattus Street & Ride out Street - Take a Right onto Ride out Street. Continue on Ride out - take your 3rd right onto Fisher Street, and then take your 1st Left onto Hillside Lane. The Resource Center is the 2nd parking Lot on your Right. Come in the Front Doors and we will waiting for you!
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If you have any question – call Cathy 754-2452
This group is designed to address the many social issues faced by youth (ages 11-18) who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Areas that we focus on include: improving youth’s sense of belonging and ownership, providing an environment for youth to learn and apply essential social skills, providing youth with a safe and supportive environment in which they can interact with other youth that have similar challenges, and by providing safe opportunities for youth to engage in community based activities.
Cathy E. Dionne, Director of Programs and Administration, ASM
Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Requirements for the Youth Group:
Youth must have a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome
Youth must be willing to verbally communicate with others to get the most benefit out of the group
Youth must have a responsible adult with them when attending group or events
Youth must be between 11-18 years old
All electronics (cell phones, iPods, Game Boys, DS games, laptops etc) must be left at home. Please DO NOT bring them to group.
Sponsor Information: This article was sponsored by: www.asmonline.org